- Ford not required to grant worker’s telecommuting request under ADA
Telecommuting was not a reasonable accommodation for a disabled Ford Motor Co. worker under the federal Americans with Disabilities Act, the 6th U.S.
- Man pays back scammed workers compensation cash
A Colorado man has been convicted for submitting false payroll checks to obtain workers compensation benefits from the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation.
- Deceased injured worker's estate still entitled to comp
The estate of an injured worker who died before a claim for workers compensation benefits could be finalized is entitled to seek those benefits despite the man’s death, the Oregon Supreme Court has ruled.
- Ski resort worker's common-law wife entitled to death benefits
The common-law wife of a worker, who died from traumatic injuries sustained in a utility-tractor rollover accident, is entitled to death benefits, the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court ruled Tuesday.
- Comp reporting plan would increase employer burden
The Social Security Administration’s proposal that workers compensation benefits be reported annually to the agency would increase insurers’ and employers’ paperwork and costs.